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exalt
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The Idiot
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  • For instance, he made a point of never asserting himself when he would gain more by keeping in the background; and in consequence many exalted personages valued him principally for his humility and simplicity, and because "he knew his place."
  • Also—and this was more important than all—he had the advantage of being under exalted patronage.
  • She spoke the lines in so serious and exalted a manner, and with so much taste, that she even seemed to justify the exaggerated solemnity with which she had stepped forward.
  • On this occasion, when he recovered from his exaltation, he would probably suspect Muishkin of pitying him, and feel insulted.
  • "Be assured, most honourable, most worthy of princes—be assured that the whole matter shall be buried within my heart!" cried Lebedeff, in a paroxysm of exaltation.
  • It is really a most extraordinary, exalted assertion of personal dignity, it’s—it’s DEFIANT!
  • You can’t look at anything but in your exalted, generous way.
  • I am not acting from any high, exalted motives.
  • Then came a few guests belonging to a lower stratum of society—people who, like the Epanchins themselves, moved only occasionally in this exalted sphere.
  • The sympathies of exalted personages were well known, and the prince was too highly placed by his education, and so on, not to be in some sense an exalted personage!
  • The sympathies of exalted personages were well known, and the prince was too highly placed by his education, and so on, not to be in some sense an exalted personage!
  • Kislorodoff told me all this with a sort of exaggerated devil-may-care negligence, and as though he did me great honour by talking to me so, because it showed that he considered me the same sort of exalted Nihilistic being as himself, to whom death was a matter of no consequence whatever, either way.
  • "I’ll just tell you one fact, ladies and gentlemen," continued the latter, with apparent seriousness and even exaltation of manner, but with a suggestion of "chaff" behind every word, as though he were laughing in his sleeve at his own nonsense—"a fact, the discovery of which, I believe, I may claim to have made by myself alone.

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  • I’m looking for a small liberal-arts college that exalts the undergraduate experience.
  • looking for a community that does not exalt materialism

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